Laurens Lauer from Germany


Laurens Lauer

University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Experience

I do a PhD in Sociology on the topic of fact-checking around the world. My research project aims to identify and explain the global spread of fact-checking initiatives and the differences and similarities they have developed in various local contexts through a comparative case-study design (Georgia, Italy, Argentina, USA).


Conflict of Interest Statement

I carried out research on the folllowing fact-checking initiatives in particular: FactCheck Georgia, Pagella Politica, Chequeado, FactCheck.org, PolitiFact, Washington Post. The relationships are purely academic in nature, and there are no conflicts of interest.


Languages covered

English, German


Countries covered

Germany, Austria, Georgia, Netherlands, Switzerland


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